First along the River A Brief History of the U. S. Environmental Movement

ISBN-10: 0742558533

ISBN-13: 9780742558533

Edition: 3rd 2007 (Revised)

Authors: Kline, Kline

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First Along the River is the premier text that introduces students to the U.S. environmental movement. Concise, accessible, and informative, this third edition has been updated to include a new chapter addressing environmental issues in the post 9/11 world, policy shifts under the Bush administration, climate change, and the future of environmental movements.
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List price: $23.00
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Incorporated
Publication date: 4/16/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 206
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.50" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.682
Language: English

Philosophical Foundations
Biblical Justification for Dominating Nature
Seeking New Land
Rational Nature of the World
Social and Political Thought in the Eighteenth Century
The 1400s through the 1700s: Inhabiting a New Land
Native Americans as Prototypical Environmentalists
Early Colonial Environmental Attitudes
The Early 1800s: Destroying the Frontier
Manifest Destiny
Domesticating the Wilderness
Final Conquest of the West
Renewed Interest in Nature
The Late 1880s: Building an Industrial Nation
Population Growth and Consumerism
Devastating the Land
Overconsumption of Natural Resources
Voices for Nature
The 1900s through the 1930s: Beginnings of the Conservation Movement
Conversation during the Progressive Era
Environmental Decay during the Roaring Twenties
Conversation Policies under Roosevelt's New Deal
The 1940s through the 1960s: Prelude to the Green Decade
Environmental Costs of Scientific Progress in the 1940s
The Conservative 1950s
Emerging Voices in the 1960s
The Environmental Movement Begins to Mobilize
The 1970s: The Conservation Movement Matures
Mainstream and Alternative Environmental Groups
New Environmental Legislation
Jimmy Carter and the Envirocrats
The 1980s: A Conservative Backlash
Ronald Reagan's Environmental Deregulation
George Bush as the Environmental President
Employment versus the Environment
Environmental Groups Actions and Reactions
International Environmental Concern
The Early 1990s: Government Retrenchment and Public Apathy
Environmental Optimism under Bill Clinton
A Growing Countermovement
A Green Revival
A Conservative Resurgence
The Late 1990s: The Institutionalization of the Environmental Movement
Clinton's Moderate Environmental Approach
Growing Public Concern
New Activism
Congressional Action and Inaction
The Global Future of the Environmental Movement
The Environmental Movement in the Post 9/11 World
The Presidential Election of 2000
The Post 9/11 World
Bush and Changing Regulations
The Debate and the Gamble
Bibliography and Suggested Readings
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